The Winona Visitor Center (924 Huff St. ) is making your planning easy by highlighting a few not-to-be-missed attractions at the Second Saturday event in July. Learn about and participate in activities from such favorites as Lark Toys (Kellogg, MN), Castlerock Arms and Armor Museum (Alma, WI), and Kinstone Megalithic Garden (Fountain City, WI). Enter to win family passes, take a selfie by a suit of armor, try your hand at a finger labyrinth, create your own stone circle.
The Chicago Harp Quartet is the leading harp ensemble in the United States. Each member is a very accomplished professional harpist who has performed with world-renowned orchestras. Their repertoire spans all of the classical periods and includes commissioned works by contemporary composers.
Part singer-songwriter, part rock band, Reina del Cid will perform on a floating stage on Lake Winona. Boats are available on a first come, first served basis starting at 3:30 p.m. or you may launch your own. Enjoy sweet music, community, recreation, and an idyllic scenic setting from either a boat or from the shores of Lake Winona.
Join us for the exciting annual SeptOberfest celebration!
Wabasha-Kellogg’s SeptOberfest Celebration has so many things going on, it literally takes weeks to get them all in! Next year’s festival runs from September 7 to October 27, 2018. Join us for our Annual SeptOberfest Celebration. Relax and meander through our small midwestern rivertown that showcases the season of fall like no other. Imagine artistic displays of thousands of pumpkins, cornstalks, flowers, bales, and gourds among the natural beauty of the Winding River, Vibrant Trees and Majestic Bluffs. An explosion of color that you will remember for a lifetime. Join in with pumpkin races, scarecrow contests, entertainment, glorious food, pumpkin topiaries, largest pumpkins, free concerts, carriage rides and much more.
Learn more at: www.wabashamn.org/septoberfest
The Dakota Gathering celebrates the growing relationship between the people of Winona and the people of the Dakota Nations. It will be a full day of activities, starting with a flag raising ceremony. There will also be a community talk circle, American Indian art show and sale, mocassin tournament, youth education, hockey tournament and Dakota Language Bingo.
Pickwick Mill Day celebrates one of the oldest flour mills in the state. The day will start with an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. There will be free admission to the Mill, where history will come to life through hands-on demonstrations of pottery making, flint knapping, black-smithing, rope making. Live music will be performed throughout the day.